[Samba] Re: Excel - share Access Denied after opening file - FIXED

leonardo616 mike.trotman at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue Jul 10 19:41:20 GMT 2007

leonardo616 <mike.trotman at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote in
news:Xns9963E9541D9F4miktro at 

> I have a strange problem with Excel + Word from an XP Pro (SP2) PC to
> a Linux Samba share (HOME).
> If I 
> 1 - open Excel,
> 2 - then open a file on my Samba share HOME,
> 3 - any subsequent attempts to save or open a file on the HOME share  
>                    immediately result in an 'Access Denied' windows
> error message as soon as I select the root of the HOME share!
> The same thing happens if I open a file from anywhere else 1st.
> I am just using Workgroups - no Domains.
> The same thing happens if I have Windows simple file sharing enabled
> or disabled.
> I have tried amending various Samba options (using SWAT).
> e.g. 'nt acl support', locking, dos filemode/filetimes.
> There are no error messages in my samba logs or Windows Firewall.
> All Windows Explorer activities work OK.

I fixed this simply by updating to a leter version of Samba (3.0.25).

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